5 Days 4 Nights Explore Sandakan Borneo's Wildlife Package ~ Abai Jungle Lodge Sukau, Sabah Borneo


(Selingan Turtle Island , Sepilok Orangutan & Malayan Sun Bear Conservation Centre, Abai Jungle , Kinabatangan River & Gomantong Cave)

Day 01 Selingan Turtle Island.

Meet at Hotel Lobby (0945hrs) or Sandakan Airport (MH2042 OR AK6492). Transfer to jetty for Schedule boat ride to Selingan Turtle Islands Park. The journey to Island will take approximately 45 minutes to one hour. Upon arrival, register at Turtle Island Parks HQ and check in chalet. After lunch at cafeteria, free at own leisure e.g swimming or snorkeling. After dinner, wait for rangers call to observe turtle laying eggs. Transfer the eggs to the hatchery and if there are young turtle hatchlings, an opportunity to observe the release of baby turtles to the open sea. Overnight at Chalet. ( Lunch / Dinner )

Day 02 Sepilok/By boat to Abai/Pm River cruise/Fire Flies night cruise.

06:30-07:00hrs Depart by boat to Sandakan, after breakfast, drive for approximately 40 minutes to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Center. Proceed to the free roaming area feeding platform. 1000 hrs Feeding of Orang Utans. At this center, observe man’s closest relative “the Orang Utan” being rehabilitated to become wild in their natural habitat and experience a walk in the Tropical Lowland Dipterocarp Forest of Borneo. visit to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre, the centre that managed to improve the living condition of the rescued sun bear and released their natural behaviors in the 2.5ha enclosed forest. 11:15hrs, depart Sepilok Centre transfer to jetty in Sandakan for Schedule boat depart at 1200hrs, take an hour boat cruise up to the Lower Kinabatangan River Sanctuary where you will take your lunch at Abai Jungle Restaurant, This is a wonderful journey of discovery which starts from the waters of Sulu Sea of Sandakan Town through a magnificent scenery of the Mangrove Forest. Check in Abai Jungle Lodge, Late in the afternoon, you'll be experiencing a cruise to search for wildlife until the sunsets while enjoying a cup of coffee and by night falls continue the night cruise to witness the fire flies as Christmas tree. Return to the lodge for dinner. After dinner, again experience the “Jungle at night” at our nature boardwalk to search for birds, snakes, insects and other wildlife with our nature guide. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)

Day 03 Pitas Oxbow Lake/Tree Planting/By boat to Sukau/Menanggul River Cruise.

Wake up by the calls of nature. Early morning take a river trip to Pitas oxbow lake to observe wildlife, experience the unique of Pitas oxbow lake. After breakfast, You are invited to join our tree planting project with the locals, enjoy a simple lunch arranged by the villagers at Abai village. This project specially design to help the locals.. After lunch, cruise UP river to Sukau village in search of primates especially the wild Orang Utan, Pygmy Elephants, birds and other wildlife.

Arrive Sukau, check in at Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge. Late afternoon, take another river cruise to Menanggul River, a small tributary of the Kinabatangan. Return lodge for dinner and overnight at Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge.

(Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner )

Day 04 Oxbow lake/PM cruise.

Wake up by the calls of gibbons and hornbills. Early morning, take a river trip to the Ox-Bow Lake to observe wildlife and experience the early morning river ambience of the longest river of Sabah. Return lodge for breakfast. After Lunch, free at own leisure, walking around, relaxing at our sun deck while reading your favorite book from our mini library and enjoying the river view. Again afternoon river cruise to search for more wildlife. Dinner and overnight at Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge. (Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner )

Day 05 By land to Gomantong cave/ To Sandakan Airport.

Wake up by the calls of nature. After Breakfast, depart overland to Gomantong Cave and continue by land to Sandakan airport for flight MH2047(ETD 12:50hrs) (Breakfast/Lunch)

Tour Description

Destination

Borneo ~ Sabah ~ Sandakan ~ Selingan Turtle Island ~ Sepilok ~ Abai Jungle & Kinabatangan Sukau Wildife area ~ Gomantong Cave ~ Wildlife & Conservation

Minimum no. of Persons

2

Place of Departure

Sandakan city or Sandakan airport

Trip Availability

Daily

Tour Code

SIA 13

Tour Duration

5 Days 4 Nights

Accommodation

Abai Jungle Lodge

  • 18 Rooms – 6 units Chalets x 3 Twin Bedroom
  • All rooms with attached bathroom, toilet, hot shower, ceiling fan and netted windows.
  • All rooms with smoke detector and emergency action plan
  • Uses Reserve Osmosis Water Purifier System.
  • Use Kimberly-Clark Biodegradable and Environmentally friendly shampoo, soap and papers.


Selingan Chalets

25 Air-Conditioned Room with ceiling fan.

  • CHALET A – 5 Twin Bed & 1 Double Bed (attached bathroom)
  • CHALET B – 6 Twin Bed & 1 Double Bed (attached bathroom)
  • CHALET C – 5 Twin Bed & 1 Double Bed. (attached bathroom)
  • CHALET D – 6 Twin Bed Room (attached bathroom)
  • All rooms with mini refrigerator and windows fully covered with mosquito net.
  • 24 hours electricity, 220/240V,50 cycles.
  • Observing marine turtle conservation program at night.
  • Swimming/snorkeling.
  • Souvenir shop.
  • Cafeteria.
  • Exhibition Hall


Kinabatangan Riverside Lodge

  • 33 Rooms. 15 Twin Rooms, 6 Triple Rooms, 8 Double Bedrooms, 4 Family Rooms.
  • All rooms with attached bathroom, toilet, hot shower, ceiling fan and netted windows.
  • All rooms with smoke detector and emergency action plan
  • Uses Reserve Osmosis Water Purifier System.
  • Use Kimberly-Clark Biodegradable and Environmentally friendly shampoo, soap and papers.
  • River Cruise along Kinabatangan River.
  • Video Show
  • Guided Nature Trail behind the lodge.
  • Restaurant – Served Halal Food


Recommended Personal Gear

Insect repellent, raincoat, hat, binocular and sun screen (sweat proof). Use good walking shoes and comfortable cotton T-shirt with long or short pant.

IMPORTANT

1. Please take note - Sabah Park allow only camera of unaided flash to take photograph of the turtles.Video / Digital Video Cameras not allowed.

2. The Sabah Parks also forbid visitor from going around the island on their own from 6:00pm To 6:00am

Flight In

MH2042 OR AK6492

5 Days 4 Nights Explore Sandakan Borneo's Wildlife ~ valid until 31st March 2018

(Rates based on per person basis)

Minimum No of Persons

Rates Per Person (RM)

minimum 2 persons 2,998.00

Package Includes :

* English speaking guide * land/boat transfers based on joining basis * entrance fees * accommodation * meals as stated

Package Excludes:

* camera/video camera fees * airfares/taxes/insurance * beverages(alcoholic/carbonate/juice)

Please Note:

* For requested attached bathroom in chalet on Selingan Island, additional RM 50 per room is required

Pick up Points:

* Scheduled pick up point is at Hotel Sabah or Sandakan * RM 25.00 per person will imposed if required to pick up from other hotels in Sandakan * RM 35.00 per person will imposed if required to pick up from Sepilok area

**Please Note that there will be a non-refundable handling charge on payment made. Conditions apply.

Please Note:

  • Package rate applies to a minimum of 2 full paying persons travelling & based on Seat-In-Coach Basis
  • For Single Traveller, it is possible to go on the trip on 2 persons rate, if there are other guests travelling together (reminder that this trip is based on Sit-In-Coach basis). However, there will be an additional charge for single supplement for accommodation (ie single room)
  • Single supplement charge is RM300 per person per night at Sukau/Abai/ Selingan accommodation
  • Child below 12yrs old, is discounted 20% based on 2 full paying adults * Additional RM100 nett per person for unscheduled transfer
  • 100% charge for request of a Private Tour/Transport
  • English speaking driver /guide provided
  • Rates are subject to changes in Sepilok/Selingan Entrance Fees and accommodation at Selingan Island
  • The Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary permit/entrance fees are not included in the rates (fee charges to be advised)


CANCELLATION CHARGES:

  • Confirmation date to 30 days before arrival - 30% of the trip’s full price forfeited
  • 29 days to 15 days before arrival - 50% of the trip’s full price forfeited
  • 14 days to 08 days before arrival - 75% of the trip’s full price forfeited
  • 07 days before arrival or NO SHOW of customer - 100% of the trip’s full price forfeited
  • Due to limited rooms at Selingan Island, once booking is confirmed, it is under guaranteed basis and no changes will be allowed. Should there be any amendment of dates or cancellation of booking it is subject to cancellation charges ofRM400 per room per night

JULY & AUGUST booking cancellations:

25% charge for cancellations made within 60 days prior to arrival date

50% charge for cancellations made 29 days to 15 days prior to arrival date

100% charge for cancellations made within 14 days prior to arrival date

CHILD RATES:

  • 2 adults + 1 child sharing room with parents
  • 2 - 4yrs old ~ 50% off the 2 person rate
  • 5 - 11 yrs old ~ 20% off the 2 person rate
  • 1 adult + 1 child ~ child will be charged at 2 person rate
  • Child below 2yrs old ~ free of charge (without meals/mattress/entrance fee/permit)


Scheduled Boat & Land Transfers

Scheduled Boat Transfers from Scheduled Boat Transfers to Departure Time
Unscheduled Transfers (SIC)
Sandakan Jetty Abai Jungle Lodge 1200
RM 330 per person (minimum 2 persons)

Abai Jungle Lodge Sandakan 0900
RM 330 per person (minimum 2 persons)

Sandakan Jetty Selingan 1030
RM 330 per person (minimum 2 persons)

Selingan Sandakan 0700
RM 330 per person (minimum 2 persons)




PICK UP TIME/POINT (VENUE)

From To Sepilok To Selingan To Abai/ Sukau
Sepilok area 0900 - 0910 0915 - 0925 1115 - 1130
Hotel at Sandakan town area 0800 - 0810 0945 - 0955 1130 - 1145

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